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Why is no one in Canada reporting on that Justin Trudeau groping allegation? How does The Globe & Mail go from publishing one of the most important pieces of journalism about sexual assault in recent years to publishing an alleged sexual assailant’s version of events? And what can we learn from the New York Magazine profile of everyone’s favourite hipster Ponzi scheme, VICE?
Joseph Boyden has emerged from his winter burrow like a collared lemming (it’s an arctic mammal — look it up!) to plug his forthcoming book weigh in again on questions of his Indigenous ancestry. Despite his insistence that his connection to — and friendship with — Indigenous communities should automatically confer some sort of Indigenous … Continued
The Prime Minister showed up at Vice to talk about the Liberal government’s marijuana legalization plan, but was blindsided when frontline harm reduction worker Zoe Dodd confronted him on the opioid overdose epidemic going on across the country. Reporters Without Borders released their annual World Press Freedom Index this week. Canada placed 22nd. Two years ago … Continued
CBC’s miniseries “The Story of Us,” is only two episodes in, but manages to upset literally everyone (except Joseph Boyden). Justin Trudeau endorses CBC’s Canada150 fiasco–and his favourite microbrew, Labatt150. Everyone forgets the Junos were on Sunday and Russell Peters makes a statutory rape joke. The Globe and Mail issues Leah McLaren a gag order, … Continued
Last month, the National Post broke a crazy story involving former staffers from Canada’s deepest-pocketed media upstart, up-and-coming members of Toronto’s music and modelling scenes, and an international drug cartel. Adrian Humphreys, crime reporter for the Post, joins us to dig deep into this caper.
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